Rena Garrett

Development/Promotion Director, TV

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Science
11:47 am
Tue October 29, 2013

"Creekside Home Mechanicals" on Hometime airs on Saturday, November 9th at 3 pm

Learn about the critical steps in saving energy with a new home’s mechanical systems.

Arts
11:43 am
Tue October 29, 2013

"Stephen Sondheim's Company" on Great Performances airs Friday and Sunday at 9 pm

Cast

Legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim’s groundbreaking musical Company centers on Bobby, a confirmed bachelor celebrating his 35th birthday with his 10 closest friends (five couples). This 2011 New York Philharmonic concert production starring Neil Patrick Harris as Bobby won rave reviews. Harris’ co-stars include Patti LuPone, Stephen Colbert, Christina Hendricks, Anika Noni Rose, Jon Cryer and Martha Plimpton performing the show’s many Sondheim standards.

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Politics
11:37 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Learn more about "Sitting Bull" on Thursday, November 7th at 7 pm

Sitting Bull

Sitting Bull’s words, as portrayed by Adam Fortunate Eagle, dominate the story. Augmented by a narrator’s historical perspective, over six-hundred historical photographs and images, and a compelling original music score, the film brings to life the little-know human side of Sitting Bull as well as the story of a great man’s struggle to maintain his people’s way of life against an ever-expanding westward movement of white settlers. It is a powerful cinematic journey into the life and spirit of a legendary figure of whom people have often heard of but don’t really know.

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Science
11:33 am
Tue October 29, 2013

The Bombardier CRJ-1000 is featured on "Raw to Ready" on Wednesday at 9 pm

Wide shot of completed plane

Short-range regional jets are the backbone of domestic air travel. To withstand a high volume of flights, these jets must be comfortable, durable and fuel efficient, like the Bombardier CRJ-1000. Glass, titanium, fiberglass, lacquer and aluminum alloy each transcend their original states, harnessed to create a modern cutting-edge machine.

"Bombardier" on Raw to Ready airs on Wednesday, November 6th at 9:00 p.m. on channels 3 and 3-1.

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Science
11:29 am
Tue October 29, 2013

"Making Stuff Safer" on Nova airs on Wednesday, November 6th at 8 pm

David Pogue (upper middle left) and firemen extinguish fire with Tetra KO.

Is it possible to engineer an absolutely safe world for ourselves? Host David Pogue explores the extent to which science and technology can protect us from monumental forces of nature such as earthquakes and epidemics. He challenges researchers to save us from dangers of our own making, such as traffic accidents and contact sports. Our increasing reliance on the internet makes us vulnerable to new risks: Pogue delves into cyber security, where computer experts work to shield us from attacks from hackers and terrorists. Risk is all around us — but we can be smart about it.

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